|October 2006 letter - The beginning of the Naval Quarantine of North Korea - Patrick Bruskiewich|
A few days before this letter October 12th letter, North Korea test detonated a nuclear weapon. The day after this event and a few days before this letter was sent on its way to the Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, and to the Governor General of Canada, the author had lunch with Dr. Andrew Mack to recommend a Naval Quarantine of North Korea in response to their sub-critical assembly test...
Keywords: Naval Quarantine of North Korea; UNSCR1718(2006); UNSCR1874(2009); Parliament of Canada
|Excerpt from Poetry Majestic Beauty of Womanhood - Patrick Bruskiewich|
An excerpt of two poems from the Poetry Book The Majestic Beauty of Womamhood, twelve original poems available as a Kindle Book at Amazon
Keywords: Original Poem; Eros, Majestic Beauty of Womanhood, Politics in Ottawa; Parliament of Canada; House of Commons
|Veterans are not Forgotten Heros - Patrick Bruskiewich|
An October 2005 article for the Graduate Magazine at UBC. The lives of my Grandfathers my deceased Godfather, father and myself in the service of the Crown and Parliament of Canada. A need to respect the Parliament of Canada and International Law. The importance of the Vienna Convention and the sad consequence of the 1997 APEC riot at UBC. Were in not for the 1997 APEC riot and its political aftermath, Canada would have most likely sent our servicemen, RCMP officers and relief volunteers to East...
Keywords: UBC; Vienna Convention; Geneva Convention; International Law; 1997 APEC Riot; Parliament of Canada
|Commanded Voir et Dire - Patrick Bruskiewich|
In the aftermath of the 1983 KAL007 incident, I did an assessment which ended up on the desk of the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Canada, Mr. Pierre Trudeau, placed there by BC Senator Raymond Perrault. For the past three decades I have lived by the Command "Voir et Dire" - stand to be seen, stand to be heard - proffered by Senator Raymond Perrault in the fall of 1983. I have been commanded to lend advice to the Privy Council and Parliament of Canada where ever it is necessary...
Keywords: Voir et Dire; HRH Queen Elizabeth II; Privy Council; Parliament of Canada; KAL007; Pierre Trudeau; Senator Raymond Perrault
|Really ... Does Malala Deserve a Nobel Prize? - Patrick Bruskiewich|
On the eve of the announcement of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, like an old, tarnished and somewhat scratched penny, Malala Yousafzai's name once again is mentioned. I am rather surprised that this young and unworthy candidate was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, even as a symbol, for there are other better choices regarding better education in the Third World, several of which I mention below. And I think, like most of the world, should the Oslo Committee decide to grant this young and undese...
Keywords: Nobel Peace Prize; Oslo Committee; Afghanistan; Education; Malala; Wesa; Adrienne Clarkson; Parliament of Canada; 2014 Nobel Prize
|A letter the week of 911 - Our Generation`s Finest Hour - Patrick Bruskiewich|
A letter written the week of the September 11th, 2001 attack on the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon in Washington and the unsuccessful attack on the White House. 911 was the first attack on North America since the Second World War when German U-Boats and Japanese submarines attacked shipping off both coasts. If I feel threatened by what they have done, the bastards have won. I will not let them win...
Keywords: September 11th; 911; Courage; Character; Free and Democratic Nations; our Generation`s Finest Hour; Canada; Parliament of Canada; NATO; United Nations
|Rebuilding the Elementary Schools in Afghanistan - a Canadian's Perspective - Patrick Bruskiewich|
In October 2003 the author had the honour to write the Rt. Hon. Jean Chretien, Prime Minister of Canada thanking him for his forty years service to the House of Commons in Ottawa and his forty year committment to the ideas and ideals of the United Nations. In the way of this letter, which was also forwarded to the Secretary General of the United Nations, and several other distinguished individuals, the author recommended that the Parliament of Canada commit itself to rebuild the elementary schoo...
Keywords: Rebuilding the Elementary Schools in Afghanistan; Jean Chretien; Adrienne Clarkson; Dr. T. Wesa; Educational Diplomacy; humanitarian relief project; Parliament of Canada; NATO
|The Children of Chernobyl - Patrick Bruskiewich|
Chernobyl -4, a graphite moderated light water electric power reactor located near the town of Pripyat In Ukraine, suffered a catastrophic explosion at 0123 UTC on the 26th of April, 1986. Within a 30 km radius of the reactor site lived about 125,000 people, including about 49,000 inhabitants in Pripyat. The Chernobyl site was about 130 km north of Kiev. Immediately following the explosions radioactive volatile gases and solids were vented into the atmosphere...
Keywords: Chernobyl Catastrophe; Children of Chernobyl; UNAC; Parliament of Canada; Governor General of Canada; Rt. Hon. Raymond Hnatyshyn; Gorbachev; John Verigin, Pythagoras Publishing